Last DSIRE Review: 07/24/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Room Air Conditioners, Personal Computing Equipment, Heat Pump Water Heaters
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
||Geothermal Heat Pumps
||Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor, Low-Income Residential, PA Energy Efficient New Homes Program
|Amount:||PA Energy Efficient New Homes Program: $400 per home plus $0.10 per kWh |
WARM Low Income Energy Efficiency Program: Free custom equipment installation based on a home energy evaluation
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $300
Storage Water Heaters: $50
Central AC Tune-Up: $75
Central AC: Up to $300
Air Source Heat Pump: $400
Geothermal Heat Pump: $217/ton
Clothes Washers $75
Surge Protectors and Floor Lamps: $10/unit
Room Air Conditioners: $25
Recycling Refrigerator or Freezer: $50
Recycling Air Conditioner: $25
Energy Audit (Whole House Program): up to $300
Weatherization Measures (Whole House Program): up to $900
|Maximum Incentive:||Whole House Program: $900|
Limit of two refrigerators or freezers and two room size air conditioners per household.
|Equipment Requirements:||New appliances must be ENERGY STAR certified|
Clothes Washers: home must have electric water heater to be eligible for incentive
Central AC: Must be SEER 14.5 and EER 12 or greater
Air Source Heat Pump: Must be SEER 14.5, EER 12 and HSPF 8.5 or greater
Geothermal Heat Pump: Must be Energy Star qualified
To recycle refrigerators or A/C, appliance must be 10-30 cubic ft., operational, plugged in and cooling at time of pick up
Heat Pump Water Heater: EF 2.0
Storage Electric Water Heater: EF .93
|Installation Requirements:||New Homes Program incentive goes to builder.|
For the WARM Low Income Energy Efficiency Program, applicant must have an average electric usage of at least 600 kWh per month and a household income at or below 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.
|Funding Source:||Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed), and Pennsylvania Power Company (PennPower)|
The Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program has been suspended in Penn Power territory. Contact Penn Power for information on the future status of this program.
The Residential HVAC Program offers rebates on the purchase of qualifying central air conditioners, air source heat pumps, and geothermal heat pumps. All efficiency requirements for these HVAC rebates must be met. See the application form on the program web site for any additional details and requirements. The Appliance Turn-In Program allows customers to receive rebates of $50 for turning in inefficient refrigerators and freezers and $25 for inefficient air conditioners. JACO Environmental Inc. will pick up and recycle older appliances when customers call 1-877-270-3521. The Energy Efficient Products Program allows residential customers to apply for rebates on Energy Star qualified clothes washers, refrigerator-freezers, water heaters, chest freezers, room air conditioners and dehumidifiers. Residential customers can also receive $1 rebates for Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs from retail stores in the companies' service territories. The Whole House Program also provides incentives for implementing a comprehensive home energy audit as well as installing measures as a result of the audit. Contact Penelec or Honeywell for more information on this program.
*FirstEnergy Corp.'s Pennsylvania Electric Company, Metropolitan Edison Company, and Pennsylvania Power Company have introduced a variety of residential programs to comply with Pennsylvania Act 129.